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Oil, Gas and Energy
The 16th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. With essential information on the latest industry and market climate, the Institute also provides a must-have set of materials and resources.
2017 Institute highlights:
Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update provides highlights from the 85th Texas Legislative Session and updates on recent judicial and administrative decisions affecting the Texas gas and electric industries.
Todd Filsinger, Filsinger Energy Partners, provides an Overview of the U.S. Power Markets and the Impacts of Market Structures with.
Lisa Tonery and Adam Wenner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, provide insight on how the new FERC chairman and commissioners will redirect the future of electric power and natural gas regulation.
Phil Lookadoo, Haynes and Boone, LLP, delivers Dodd-Frank: President Trump’s Agenda Changes Everything, Or Does It?
Craig R. Enochs, Reed Smith LLP, explores the challenges in preparing contracts for the purchase and sale of electric capacity.
Meghan Griffiths, Andrews Kurth, leads a panel on Meeting the Electricity Needs of Industrial and Large Commercial Customers.
Rebecca Bollenbach, Essentia Advisory Partners, reviews Mexico’s power registration for retail power marketing and wholesale power trading, including the challenges that many have faced in navigating the process.
A panel of experts lead by Norma Rosner Iacovo, Tenaska Power Services Co., presents How to Build an Energy Project in the Face of Activist Opposition.
The 17th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. The Institute also provides essential information and resources on the latest industry and market climate.
2018 Institute highlights:
Federal Energy Policy and Regulation Update explores topics identified for FERC action in 2018 and what will likely top the Commission’s agenda for early 2019.
Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update provides an update on recent judicial and administrative decisions affecting the Texas gas and electric industries.
Hear a forecast of hot topics for the upcoming legislative session and what impact there might be on the electric and gas industry.
Learn the latest on how gas and power companies compete and comply with a host of cyber-security concerns including blockchain applications, smart contracts, virtual currency, new data privacy standards, and more!
Hear updates on M&A deals in the midstream sector and insights on what is “market” in midstream M&A transactions.
Learn about Emerging Technologies in the Retail and Wholesale Electric Power Markets.
A panel of industry experts provide insight on such topics as the ERCOT reserve margins, price formation and scarcity, the next steps for the PUC, and much more.
The Mexico Update, provides insight on how the implementation of energy reform under TPP, NAFTA 2.0, ETI and ICSID will create new challenges and opportunities in 2018 and beyond.
Earn up to 2.25 hours of ethics credit (expected).
The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law eConference continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The eConference brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments.
2017 program highlights include:
Professor Ernest E. Smith presents his annual Case Law Update.
Bart W. Huffman, Reed Smith LLP, and Will R. Daugherty, Baker & Hostetler, explore the ethical and legal obligations of attorneys and law firms to protect against cybersecurity threats including threats to client data and communications.
Brian Sullivan, McElroy, Sullivan, Miller, Weber & Olmstead, delivers the Railroad Commission Update.
Matt Ray, Energy Transfer Partners, presents on Gas Exports to Mexico during the luncheon presentation.
J. Robert Goldsmith Jr., Goldsmith, Bogisch & Chaires, moderates a panel discussion of Legal and Regulatory Issues in Light of Current Drilling Technology with panelists Gregory S. Mathews, Chevron USA INC., and John B. McFarland, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody.
Hear Fun New Ways for Density and Proration Rules to Bust Your Lease with Brandon Durrett, Dykema Cox Smith.
UT Law's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law eConference brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues.
The program opens with the definitive primer on how to drill an oil or gas well and continues with sessions on the Rule of Capture, oil and gas interests, a four-session look at the oil and gas lease—classification, royalty valuation, implied covenants and other clauses—conveyancing, and the Joint Operating Agreement.
The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments.
The 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law eConference—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher—assembles a distinguished faculty of experienced practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide practical and detailed coverage of the key issues, strategies, and opportunities facing attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen.
Listen to leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar, and storage for the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. The Renewable Energy Law eConference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax, and regulatory policy, and is aimed at industry participants, legal and financial advisors, and key legislative and regulatory policymakers and staff.
2017 highlights include:
Keith Martin, Chadbourne & Parke LLP returns with a lively update on developments at the federal level affecting the renewable energy market
Jeff Civins, Haynes and Boone, LLP presents Wanted: Dead or Alive? An Update on the Status of EPA's Clean Power Plan
Michael E. Webber, The University of Texas Mechanical Engineering shares his perspective on the global nexus of energy and water to outline trends while identifying technical and policy options that might mitigate the challenges
Dr. Scott Tinker, The University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology joins us for the Wednesday Luncheon Presentation The Waltz of the Five Es
Lisa Chavarria, Stahl, Bernal, Davies, Sewell & Chavarria LLP and Roderick E. Wetsel, Wetsel, Carmichael & Allen, LLP present Utility Scale Solar Leases and Related Documents - Legal Considerations for Landowners and Developers
Meghan Griffiths, Andrews Kurth LLP leads a panel on Regulatory Due Diligence Issues in Energy Financing
Case law, regulatory and legislative updates from Texas and beyond that impact renewable energy policy
The Renewable Energy Law Conference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax and regulatory policy, and is aimed at industry participants, legal and financial advisors, and key legislative and regulatory policymakers and staff.
2018 highlights include:
A stellar collection of Washington Energy experts, including Dan Simmons, Abigail Ross Hopper, Tom Kiernan and more join Keith Martin in a roundtable discussion on current federal energy policy impacting renewable energy.
What’s New at the federal level affecting the renewable energy market.
The latest updates on FERC, PUCT and ERCOT.
Insight on M&A Trends in Renewable Energy, and Due Diligence and M&A for Clean Energy Projects
The latest in energy storage, both in front of and behind the meter.
Valuable information on Community Solar, PPAs Nuts and Bolts, Unique Insurance Instruments, and much more.
Listen to leading members of the oil, gas and energy tax community—including senior government officials, IRS staff, corporate energy and tax counsel, and members of the energy tax bar—at the 14th Biennial Parker C. Fielder Oil and Gas Tax eConference.
This nationally recognized event is a unique collaboration between The University of Texas School of Law and the Chief Counsel’s Office of the IRS, and provides an exchange of views and perspectives between the private sector and the Service. The 2017 program features a sophisticated array of presentations, panels, and discussions on current energy taxation issues, including:
An Opening Presentation on The Global Energy Challenge and How the U.S. Fits
Keynote Presentation by IRS LB&I Commissioner, Doug O’Donnell
In depth discussion on Capital Cost Recovery
An analysis of Oil and Gas Investment Vehicles, including price and profitability issues and tax reform issues
Select domestic tax issues: Partnership Allocation Issues, plus Tax Issues for Distressed Companies
International tax issues: Current Issues in International Tax for the General Practitioner; in-depth discussion of International Tax Planning Issues; and International Compliance
Hot Topics in Oil and Gas Tax
A discussion on the latest developments and impacts of LB&I’s campaign audit strategy on the energy sector